Evasive vs Intrusive - What's the difference?

evasive | intrusive |


As adjectives the difference between evasive and intrusive

is that evasive is while intrusive is tending or apt to intrude; doing that which is not welcome; interrupting or disturbing; entering without right or welcome.

As a noun intrusive is

(geology) an igneous rock that is forced, while molten, into cracks or between other layers of rock.

evasive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Tending to avoid speaking openly or making revelations about oneself.
  • Directed towards avoidance or escape; evasive action .
  • Synonyms

    * elusive, slippery, shifty, cagey, elusory, sly, noncommital * unclear, vague, equivocal, ambiguous * tricky, deceitful, devious

    Derived terms

    * (l) * (l)

    intrusive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Tending or apt to intrude; doing that which is not welcome; interrupting or disturbing; entering without right or welcome.
  • Did it ever cross your mind that he might find all those questions you ask intrusive ?
  • (geology) Of rocks: forced, while in a plastic or molten state, into the cavities or between the cracks or layers of other rocks.
  • Derived terms

    * intrusively * intrusiveness

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (geology) An igneous rock that is forced, while molten, into cracks or between other layers of rock
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